from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who realizes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who realizes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Something or someone that realizes, or that brings about realization


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realize +‎ -er


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  • His job depends upon making good; he is the "realizer," the dominating and master-mind of the show.

    The Art of Stage Dancing The Story of a Beautiful and Profitable Profession

  • The French word for "film director" would translate literally as "realizer," i.e., one who makes something real.

    Tucson Weekly

  • But it's unclear whether any such redescriptions are available to role (vs. realizer) functionalists.


  • And, though some theorists argue that overdetermination is widespread and unproblematic (see Loewer 2002, and also Shaffer, 2003, and Sider 2003, for a more general discussion of overdetermination), others contend that there is a special relation between role and realizer that provides an intuitive explanation of how both can be causally efficacious without counting as overdetermining causes.


  • That makes the 65-year-old the biggest realizer of stock-option value among Silicon Valley CEOs so far this year, accounting for 45% of the total $277 million netted by the group, according to Equilar's analysis.

    CEOs Hold Off Exercising Options, but Not Ellison

  • The Exclusion Problem presents a mental (functional) property M and its physical realizer P as competing to be causally relevant to the same thing, namely a bit of behavior.

    Mental Causation

  • HAMMER: The battle continues to brew over a little baby, still too young to realizer her loss or to miss the mother she barely knew.

    CNN Transcript Feb 15, 2007

  • ~ On being a Guru -- "In this video Andrew Cohen interviews the Three Gurus Swami Shankarananda, Swami Chetanananda, and Master Charles Cannon starting with bringing up 'the challenge, on a very human level, for the guru, for the realizer, for the individual who assumes that position...'"

    Speedlinking 6/29/07

  • ROONEY: Well, I'm not a quick realizer of things like that.

    CNN Transcript Jun 5, 2002

  • ROONEY: Well, I'm not a quick realizer of things like that.

    CNN Transcript Sep 7, 2002


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